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John Augusta JESSOP

Regimental number270
Place of birthColeraine Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSaddler,
Address64 Wattle Tree Road, Malvern, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Rebecca Cahir, 64 Wattle Tree Road, Malvern, Victoria
Enlistment date25 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 10, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1692 Pte Samuel JESSOP, 59th Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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